Out with it: socialism means expropriation of private property/capital

Trying to pass off ‘socialism’ as social democracy may not work either: nothing is said here about the expropriation of private property/capital. It might in the end work better to be hones about the question, and not conceal the reality. The term has already resurfaced against the odds: we may as well declare the real meaning of the term and point out that social democracy/the New Deal were not socialist but that the real thing is starting to come to the fore

.. It doesn’t matter who the Democratic nominee for president is next year, they will be attacked for being “socialist.”  It will be relentless and merciless.  The problem is that none of the current

Source: Teaching Democrats to Talk About Socialism | Common Dreams Views

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